Former Genk manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck has said that Jonathan David is the best striker in the Jupiler League at the moment. The Canada international currently plays for Belgian side Gent where he has had a fascinating season with 23 goals and 10 assists from 41 appearances. As a result, he has caught the eye of several European clubs including Tottenham Hotspur and Vanhaezebrouck believes the striker should command a big transfer fee during the summer.
Speaking to Walfoot, Vanhaezebrouck described the marksman as a phenomenon and said that he is the best player in the Belgian top-flight. He added that Gent should command a record transfer fee for the forward, who has already represented Canada on 12 occasions, he told: “He is a phenomenon. The best player in the country. He will be the most expensive outgoing transfer from Gent. They would happily sell him for £25 million or more.”
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Arsenal football club received a permanent offer for star midfielder, Mesut Ozil, from an unknown Qatari based club, but head coach Mikel Arteta stopped the deal from happening. Reports suggest that the German could have left the gunners for the middle East if not for the intervention of their manager.
Arsenal brought in 2 additions in the winter market, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares. But they could have seen one of their biggest stars leave the Emirates stadium.
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Blames are not for national captains. That’s what coaches are for. Someone to bear the shit and insults when things go south and stand in the shadows, watching the club owners take the glory when things go north.
When Canada international Scott Arfield got home after Ranger’s Europa League loss to Young Boys, the old man must be wondering at what point it all went wrong.
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The pain from the disappointment of the World Cup of Canada has been replaced by the charm of Christine Sinclair. She has said that time has healed the pain of the disheartening loss of Canada in the quarter-final of World Cup 1-0 on the 24th of June in Paris. The focus of the veteran team captain is to lead the team into the Tokyo Games of 2020 and to win the 3rd successive Olympic Medal.
Canada had secured the bronze medals in the previous two summer games which took place in London 2012 and Rio 2016. Sinclair has stated that she is going to think about her soccer future after the Tokyo Olympics.
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Canada’s women’s football team will be led by Christine Sinclair in the fifth women’s World Cup to be held in France. This will also give her the opportunity to claim the all-time scoring record in her career on the sport’s biggest stage. Christine Sinclair only requires four more goals to break the record of retired U.S. forward Abby Wambach.
Christine Sinclair has been a prominent football player of the Canadian women’s football team for over twenty years now. Her expertise in the game has helped the Canadian team win one after the other bronze medals for their spectacular performance in the Olympics held in 2016 and 2012. She was also the reason behind the Canadian team securing fourth place in the World Cup which was held in the year 2003.
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The departure of Sebastian Giovinco in the offseason felt like the end of an era for Toronto FC as the Italian had dominated the league during his time at the club. the signing of Alejandro Pozuelo looked like a good signing of a player in his prime playing for one of the good teams in the Belgium league.
However, no one could write the script of what would happen on his debut. Before the game, there was a sense of uncertainty among Toronto FC fans about their latest acquisition. But at the end of the game, the fans gave the 27-year old a standing ovation for his excellent performance.
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Sportswear giants Nike Inc unveiled the kits of the 14 national teams that it sponsors ahead of the Women’s World Cup to be held in France later in the year. The unveiling of the kits was performed in an event in France capital Paris and featured 28 of the top women’s footballers from the 14 countries.
Nigeria, Brazilia, New Zealand, Norway, The US, Australia, Canada, England, France, China, South Africa, Chile, Netherland and South Korea complete the 14 teams that their jerseys were unveiled on Monday.
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The long awaited new season of the Canadian Premier League is finally here after it was announced that the competition will be kicking off on April 27 in Hamilton and the fans are so excited at the news.
April 27, that is the day the inaugural edition of the Canadian Premier League will kick off and it is a day that will live long in the minds of Canadians.
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Alphonso Davies, the teenage midfielder, has now become the youngest man to win the award of Soccer Player of this Year in men’s category in Canada. Davies was chosen as the winner through voting by the coaches & media of Canada.
Atiba Hutchinson, the midfielder of Besiktas, who was winning the award for the last 4 years emerged as the runner-up and he was followed by the midfielder of Toronto FC, Jonathan Osorio who was 3rd, goalkeeper of Red Star Belgrade, Milan Burhan – 4th, and midfielder of Glasgow Rangers, Scott Arfield finished 5th. Continue reading “Alphonso Davies: Player of The Year”